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Barbara Whitman

 
Bio:
Barbara Whitman is a theatrical producer. Barbara made her Broadway debut producing A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sean Combs. Other Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie starring Sally Field, War Paint starring Patti Lupone and Christine Ebersole, Oh, Hello starring Nick Kroll and John ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Barbara Whitman is a theatrical producer. Barbara made her Broadway debut producing A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sean Combs. Other Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie starring Sally Field, War Paint starring Patti Lupone and Christine Ebersole, Oh, Hello starring Nick Kroll and John ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[US Tour, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[US Tour, 2006]
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Photos

Producer Barbara Whitman and the cast and crew of "A Strange Loop" at THE 75TH ANNUAL Photo

Producer Barbara Whitman and the cast and crew of "A Strange Loop" at THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 12 on the CBS Television Network. Emmy Award winners Darren Criss and Julianne Hough co-host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, an hour of exclusive content streaming live only on Paramount+, followed by Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose hosting THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS. Photo: Mary Kouw/CBS ©2022 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Antwayn Hopper, Mars Rucker, James Jackson, Jr., Michael R. Jackson, John Andrew Morr Photo

Antwayn Hopper, Mars Rucker, James Jackson, Jr., Michael R. Jackson, John Andrew Morrisonn, Stephen Brackett and Barbara Whitman

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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Producer [Replacement]

[Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[US Tour, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[US Tour, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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Barbara Whitman Biography


Barbara Whitman is a theatrical producer. Barbara made her Broadway debut producing A Raisin in the Sun, starring Sean Combs. Other Broadway credits include The Glass Menagerie starring Sally Field, War Paint starring Patti Lupone and Christine Ebersole, Oh, Hello starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, Fully Committed starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, The Humans (Tony Award, Best Play), Fun Home (Tony Award, Best Musical), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Best Musical Revival), Of Mice and Men starring James Franco, If/Then starring Idina Menzel, Hands on a Hardbody, Red (Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Best Play), Next to Normal (Pulitzer Prize), Hamlet starring Jude Law, 33 Variations starring Jane Fonda, Mary Stuart, Legally Blonde ‚Äď The Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. National tours include The Humans, Fun Home, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, If/Then, Next to Normal, Legally Blonde ‚Äď The Musical, ‚ĶSpelling Bee, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Frost/Nixon. A native New Yorker, Barbara attended NYU‚Äôs Gallatin School and received an MFA in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University. She‚Äôs on the Board of the Tectonic Theater Project, the Dean‚Äôs Council of Columbia University‚Äôs School of the Arts, as well as Northwestern University‚Äôs School of Communications National Advisory Council. She‚Äôs also a member of the Broadway League where she serves on the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee. Her proudest productions are her two sons, Daniel and Will.

Barbara Whitman Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play Gold Star
Barbara WhitmanThe Humans
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Musical Gold Star
Barbara Whitman, Fun Home
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Barbara Whitman, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Musical
Barbara Whitman, Next to Normal
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play
Barbara Whitman, 33 Variations
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Revival of a Play
Barbara Whitman, Mary Stuart
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical
Barbara Whitman, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical
Barbara Whitman, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Play
Barbara Whitman, A Raisin in the Sun

Barbara Whitman News

VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners! Photo VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! The American Theatre Wing's 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night. We have interviews with the winners- including Matt Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Michael R. Jackson, Barbara Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Myles Frost, Phylicia Rashad, Joaquina Kalukango, and Deirdre O'Connell.

Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

Last night, the 75th Annual Tony Awards were hosted by Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose. The evening included appearances by Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, Jennifer Hudson, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and more. Check out photos from inside the event now!

Photos: Check Out All New Photos From Tony-Winning Musical A STRANGE LOOP Photo Photos: Check Out All New Photos From Tony-Winning Musical A STRANGE LOOP
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

All new production photos have been released from A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Tony-Award- and Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, now playing at the Lyceum Theater (149 W 45th St).

From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Producer Barbara Whitman and Michael R. Jack Photo From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Producer Barbara Whitman and Michael R. Jackson Discuss The Road to Tony
by Team BWW - Jun 13, 2022

A Strange Loop has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2022 Tony Awards Photo Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2022 Tony Awards
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

This morning they were just nominees, but tonight... they're winners! BroadwayWorld is backstage at Radio City Musical Hall for the 75th Annual Tony Awards and we're bringing you live photos of tonight's winners.

Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Miss a speech from the 75th Annual Tony Awards? As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Today Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Today
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, is now available in digital and streaming formats!

A STRANGE LOOP Partners With Meta to Launch New AR Effect on Facebook & Instagram for Photo A STRANGE LOOP Partners With Meta to Launch New AR Effect on Facebook & Instagram for Pride
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Meta with Tony Award-nominee & Pulitzer Prize-winning A Strange Loop, created by Michael R. Jackson and produced by Barbara Whitman and co-produced by RuPaul Charles, Alan Cumming, Billy Porter, Ilana Glazer, Jennifer Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Don Cheadle, and more, have partnered to launch a new AR Effect on A Strange Loop’s Facebook and Instagram.

Photos: 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Walk the Red Carpet Photo Photos: 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Walk the Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - May 27, 2022

The 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award winners were honored on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Barbara Whitman Videos

VIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners! VideoVIDEO: Backstage with the 2022 Tony Awards Winners!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! The American Theatre Wing's 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night. We have interviews with the winners- including Matt Doyle, Marianne Elliott, Michael R. Jackson, Barbara Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Myles Frost, Phylicia Rashad, Joaquina Kalukango, and Deirdre O'Connell.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2022

Watch video highlights from the Broadway production of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical at the Lyceum Theater. See the first video clip footage from Broadway!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert VideoVIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

A Strange Loop has released a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert with NPR.

VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel VideoVIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a panel with the creative team of A Strange Loop. The panel featured: Stephen Brackett, director; Michael R. Jackson, book, music and lyrics; Raja Feather Kelly, choreographer; Peter Marks, moderator, staff writer for the 'Washington Post'; and Rona Siddiqui, music director & music supervisor.

VIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant VideoVIDEO: Anna K. Jacobs Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Anna K. Jacobs accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Jacobs shares what this grant means to her.

VIDEO: See Patti LuPone Sing 'Back on Top' in the Recording Studio; WAR PAINT Cast Album Out This Month!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical War Paint - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - in digital formats on Friday, May 26. The CD version will be available online and in stores in mid-July. Watch a teaser for the album's single 'Back on Top' below, and for more information on the album, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/war-paint!

STAGE TUBE: Samantha Power Brings UN Ambassadors to FUN HOME
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2016

Earlier this month, UN Ambassador Samantha Power brought a group of ambassadors representing 17 different countries from across the world to see Broadway's Fun Home and participate in a post-show discussion with Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori, and other cast members, hosted by Cynthia Nixon. Go inside the special night below!

BWW TV: Our Favorite Moment of the Bee? Chatting with the Company of the 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Reunion!
by TV - Red Carpets - Jul 8, 2015

With cheers, tears, and special surprises (we're looking at you Celia Keenan-Bolger!), nine original cast members of the hit Broadway musical, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE - Derrick Baskin, Deborah S. Craig, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Fogler, Lisa Howard,Jose Llana, Jay Reiss, and Sarah Saltzberg (plus Jenni Barber) - reunited for a special one-night-only 10 Year Anniversary benefit concert Monday night, July 6.

First Look at Broadway-Bound HANDS ON A HARDBODY!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2012

Just yesterday, producers Broadway Across America (John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, Beth Williams), Rich Entertainment Group (Bob and Mindy Rich), Barbara Whitman, Latitude Link, Dede Harris, Sharon Karmazin, and Howard and Janet Kagan just announced that the La Jolla Playhouse production of the new American musical HANDS ON A HARDBODY will bow on Broadway in the 2012-2013 season. In preparation for the new musical's move to the Great White Way, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at photos and video from the production below!

BWW TV Broadway Beat Flashback: NEXT TO NORMAL Closes Today
by Robert Diamond - Jan 16, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, Next to Normal, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 16, 2011. Upon closing, the musical will have played 21 previews and 733 performances. Next to Normal is performed at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th street). Here's a look back at Broadway Beat's segment with the show's original Broadway cast and production footage, whose performances won't soon be forgotten!


Barbara Whitman Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Barbara Whitman been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Home , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Next to Normal , Best Play (Tony Awards) for 33 Variations , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Mary Stuart , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun .

What awards has Barbara Whitman won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Homeand Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.